British actress  Gemma McCluskie has finally been laid to rest more than eight months after her headless body was found in a London canal.

The 29 year old, who had a role on hit U.K. soap opera EastEnders, went missing in February (12) and her decapitated, limbless torso was discovered in London's Regent's Canal the following month (Mar12).

More than 300 mourners turned out for her funeral at a church in east London on Friday (30Nov12).

McCluskie's brother, Tony McCluskie, has been charged with her murder and will stand trial in January (13).